Kimberly Hefling is a vice president at GMMB since 2019, primarily focused on education clients. She joined GMMB after more than two decades as a journalist for two major news organizations, The Associated Press and Politico. Most recently, Kimberly was the senior education writer at Politico, where her work included writing about federal and state early childhood, K-12 and higher education issues and serving as an author of the Morning Education newsletter. During her 18 years at The Associated Press, she wrote about issues that ranged from education to Pennsylvania politics to military homefront issues. She also served as an embedded reporter in Iraq and Afghanistan traveling with the 101st Airborne Division.